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Havergate Island, Suffolk

Historical Description

Havergate Island, formerly an extra-parochial tract, now a parish in Suffolk, contiguous to Crouch Harbour, and separated only by a narrow belt of water from the mainland, U mile S from Orford. Acreage, 264; population, 4. The land is sometimes used for grazing purposes, but there is only a boathouse here.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountySuffolk 
Poor Law unionPlomesgate 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Suffolk is available to browse.

Newspapers and Periodicals

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